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An adaptable timber house celebrates recycling in Ecuador

Ecuadorian architecture firm Natura Futura Arquitectura has teamed up with Frontera Sur Arquitectura to develop an inspiring example of social architecture in the town of Huaquillas, Ecuador. Dubbed La Comuna, the project is a double-story timber structure that not only provides a local family a place to live but also a safer work environment for them to continue their recycling business. The building was constructed with six easily replicable modules that take inspiration from the local vernac...
Tags: Design, South Africa, Ecuador, Natura Futura Arquitectura, Frontera Sur Arquitectura, Huaquillas Ecuador Dubbed La Comuna

Breezy Ecuadorian brick home on stilts embraces cool tropical winds

Ecuadorian architecture firm Natura Futura Arquitectura has completed the Stilts House, an elevated brick home that opens up to the outdoors with a perforated facade. Located in General Villamil, a coastal canton of the province of Guayas, the Stilts House celebrates the UNESCO-recognized region’s superb climate and culture of great craftsmanship through its site-specific design. Built of local natural materials and concrete, the home spans 1,722 square feet across two floors. Named after its...
Tags: Design, Mexico, Architecture, Unesco, Gallery, House, Ecuador, Bricks, Teak, Carousel Showcase, Natural Ventilation, Concrete, Perforated Facade, Locally Sourced Materials, Pillars, Villamil